Pattaya has all the making of a ‘Hangover’ styled getaway. It’s crazy, its fun and its wild! Once known as a perfect setting for a holiday with the boys, Pattaya is now becoming one of the most favoured holiday destinations for everybody, be it couples, solo travellers or women who are looking to let off some steam. So if you are among those who are looking for some fun, here are the best things to do in Pattaya.
Top things to do in Pattaya
1. Party all night – Among the best things to do in Pattaya
One of the biggest pull for the rise in Pattaya tourism has been its nightlife. Known to be a party hub, you should definitely party all night in Pattaya.
Walking Street, the 500 m stretch at the end of Pattaya’s Beach Road is a party lover’s paradise. You can hear foot tapping music and get the aroma of yummy food from the fleet of nightclubs, restaurants, bars, and clubs. It is open roughly from 6 pm to 2 am.
The cabaret shows at Tiffany performed by extremely talented lady boys and those at Alcazar performed by cross-dressed performers attract a lot of crowds.
The shows depict various stories using dance, music, and drama. Tiffany has 3 shows at 6 pm, 7.30 pm, and 9 pm and Alcazar has 4 shows at 5 pm, 6.30 pm, 8 pm and 9.30 pm.
2. Feel the thrill of adventure
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From the best adventure sports to unique adventure experiences, Pattaya has a host of amazing activities to do on your Thailand holiday packages.
Take the exhilarating canopy tour across the Flight of Gibbon zip line that stretches across 3 km near the Kao Kheow Open Zoo. It is open from 6 a.m onwards.
At the popular Sky Pattaya Rocket Ball Ride at the Walking Street, get tossed in the air while being in a steel ball! The rise is open from 5 pm to 4 am.
Always dreamt of flying in the sky? Enjoy sky diving at Nong Kho and fly like a bird!
You may have visited theme parks around the world, but nothing can ever beat the unique experience of theme parks in Pattaya.
One of the best places to visit in Pattaya is the Mini Siam. It has miniature replicas of Thai monuments and wonders of the world. There are half-day tours that start from 8.30 am.
If you are on a Thailand tour package with your kids, head to the world’s first Cartoon Network-themed park, Cartoon Network Amazone, for its unique fun-rides and slides. It is open from 10 a.m to 6 p.m.
Ramayana Water Park is South-east Asia’s biggest water park offering a variety of rides, slides, pools, geysers, and bubbles. It is open from 10 am to 6 pm.
There is beauty everywhere in Pattaya and a trip to engage in some natural wonders should on your list of things to do in Pattaya.
Start your Pattaya sightseeing at NongNooch Botanical Garden that has a stunning collection of plants and flowers and also an exotic zoo nearby. It is open from 8 a.m to 6 p.m.
Pattaya View Point offers a spectacular view of Pattaya’s Crescent Bay. It is open from 7.30 a.m to 9 pm.
8. Find Inner Peace
Yes, that right! Not just an enticing nightlife, Pattaya offers a peaceful and serene spiritual experience that tops Thailand tourist attractions.
You will be surrounded by detailed sculptures in one of the most amazing temples of Pattaya, Sanctuary of Truth. It is open from 8 am to 6 pm.
Big Buddha Hill, also called WatPhraKhaoYai is a temple with an intricately crafted golden Buddha statue atop a hill that overlooks the Jomtien beach. It is open from 6.30 am to 5 pm.
Buddha Mountain locally called Khao Chi Chan has a 130m high and 70m wide gold embossed image carved, the largest engraving on Buddha in the world. Nearby there is the breathtaking Silverlake. The site is open from 8 am to 5 pm.